The Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act, often referred to as “Obamacare,” set off a frenzy of Twitter activity on Thursday, peaking at 13,166 tweets per minute, according to @gov.
Obamacare-related tweets narrowly missed dethroning President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union address as the most-tweeted event in recent political history (the address generated a peak of 14,131 tweets per minute).
The most activity on Twitter, according to @gov, surrounding the ruling occurred at 10:17 a.m. ET — the time when users of the social network were trying to sort out conflicting reports of the court’s decision.
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